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Creating a monument to Harriet Tubman ‘rooted in community’ in Newark, NJ


In the wake of social justice protests in 2020, Newark, NJ, decided to remove a statue of Christopher Columbus. Now, a new monument to abolitionist and legendary Underground Railroad conductor Harriet Tubman is in the works. The monument will be an interactive space designed to engage with the community – and a visual marker for Tubman’s connections to Newark and the Garden State. Michael Hill reports.

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